#ttlsummit in action @teachtolead #DitchSummit part of the new era of professional development: Guest post by @kwfaulk and @lucyduncunedu #TMILearns

What do comfortable clothes, a computer, a long school break, and professional development have in common? Engaged teachers in the Digital Age. Over this past winter break, several TMI faculty members were able to participate in the annual Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit (Ditch Summit), a nine-day virtual event held every December that brings together … Continue reading #ttlsummit in action @teachtolead #DitchSummit part of the new era of professional development: Guest post by @kwfaulk and @lucyduncunedu #TMILearns

Join Me in the Cloud: Guest Post by @alice_bilbrey – @TeachToLead #TTLNetwork #TTLSummit #TMILearns

Guest post by Alice Bilbrey I've been a long-time user of Google Docs and Google Classroom as a part of my teaching practice, so I was thrilled when I received the go-ahead from TMI to open up a Google Classroom for my AP English Language and Composition course. I explained to my juniors that a … Continue reading Join Me in the Cloud: Guest Post by @alice_bilbrey – @TeachToLead #TTLNetwork #TTLSummit #TMILearns

German Education Part One: Project-Based Learning – #BLOG365 Day 261 @TOPTeachGermany #TOPStudyTour #PBL #PBLChat

I have been holding off on posting about German education because I knew it would be a meaty post that required some time to flush out. So, this will be part one of a small series on German education. I can't do justice to the German education system in one blog post! Before I begin … Continue reading German Education Part One: Project-Based Learning – #BLOG365 Day 261 @TOPTeachGermany #TOPStudyTour #PBL #PBLChat

5 Reasons I’m Glad to Be a Member of @ASCD – #BLOG365 Day 176 #empower17 @ascdempower

  Last weekend I had the opportunity to join in the fun at the #Empower17 video booth. I had no idea what to expect. When I sat down to be interviewed one of the first questions I was asked was "what do you think of when you hear ASCD?" A few thoughts came to my mind. … Continue reading 5 Reasons I’m Glad to Be a Member of @ASCD – #BLOG365 Day 176 #empower17 @ascdempower

If the Content You Teach Was On Fire What Would You Save?- #BLOG365 Day 176 @NancyFrey #visiblelearning #Empower17 @ascdempower

Your content is on fire. You can only save five things, five things you can use to continue to propel learning for your students. What do you save? This was the question posed to us at Empower17 by Nancy Frey, literacy expert and author of Visible Learning for Literacy. I wish I had heard this … Continue reading If the Content You Teach Was On Fire What Would You Save?- #BLOG365 Day 176 @NancyFrey #visiblelearning #Empower17 @ascdempower

A New Perspective on National Boards-#BLOG365 Day 161 @nbpts #nbctstrong

I have been planning and pondering my National Board certification renewal over the last few days. I am behind, but I am taking comfort in the fact that my procrastination will result in a better product now that I have had plenty of time to think about how I will address each component. I am pulling … Continue reading A New Perspective on National Boards-#BLOG365 Day 161 @nbpts #nbctstrong